How to create users in Ubuntu Linux

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  (Ubuntu)
Q: How to add new user accounts in Ubuntu server?

Below is the most simplest way to create a user account in ubuntu linux servers. This command creates the user without home directory or even a password.

user@ubuntu:~$ sudo useradd james  

Another way is "adduser" command. This command will prompt you to enter each information about the user like password, full name, phone numbers, etc. 
user@ubuntu:~$ sudo adduser james 
Adding user `james' ...
Adding new group `james' (1001) ...
Adding new user `james' (1001) with group `james' ...
Creating home directory `/home/james' ...
Copying files from `/etc/skel' ...
Enter new UNIX password:                              (input password for new user)
Retype new UNIX password:                            (input password for new user)
passwd: password updated successfully
Changing the user information for james
Enter the new value, or press ENTER for the default
Full Name []:                     (Input full name or enter to skip)
Room Number []:               (Input room number or enter to skip)
Work Phone []:                  (Input work phone or enter to skip)
Home Phone []:                 (Input home phone or enter to skip)
Other []:                            (Input Other details or enter to skip)
Is the information correct? [Y/n] y
user@ubuntu:~$

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